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Mentha cervina (Harts Pennyroyal ) Herb Plant

  • Mentha cervina | Harts Pennyroyal | Herb Plant
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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.
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Harts Pennyroyal  (Mentha cervina) Herb in 9cm Pot

As a member of the Mint family Harts Pennyroyal will thrive anywhere, preferring moist partly shady areas, and is easy to grow from cuttings or replanting of runners. It is native to the western Mediterranean from France south to the Azores and Algeria. It should be kept well watered to ensure good leaf production. Harts Pennyroyal will produce small flower spikes in mid to late summer, and grow 30-60cm tall.

Herb Usage

Leaves can be used ver sparingly in soups. The leaves are harvested as the plant comes into flower and can be dried for later use. The essential oil in the leaves is antiseptic, though it is toxic in large doses.

Buy Harts Pennyroyal Online

Our potted Harts Pennyroyal herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Other Details

Aspect/Site:
Any
Soil Type:
Moisture retentive soil
Flower Colour:
Mauve
Height:
30cm
Spread:
50cm
Latin Name:
Mentha cervina 'Pennyroyal Hearts on a String'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H5 - Hardy - cold winter
Culinary:
Soups and Sauces
Scented:
Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic:
Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest:
Summer
Special Features:
Ground Cover
Type of Garden:
Container/Patio

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  1. Great quality 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th May 2018

    And now in place in my herb garden



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